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"People talk to Signal" is a bold claim.

Have you considered if your proposal is a testable hypothesis , or if it is speculation / opinion? If it is testable, have you considered testing? Are you trying to disprove the position?

Without signaling, the usual explanation for why people have conversations is that it serves as a way to trade information.

Is this the usual explanation? Even if it is for some theories, It sounds awfully like a straw man – an easily defeated explanation that will bolster any other.

There are a few problems with this line of reasoning.

You make three assertions about conversations here. One is "People like talking more than listening" – this doesn't hold at all from my personal experience of most people. How have you collected the data to make these assertions? Could your data have bias? Is the data robust? Are you interpreting fairly? Might other explanations fit observations?